A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 91 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -93.7431° West, 14.8373° North, depth 27.97 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:06:43 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c7vc. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7vc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.97 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 21:06:43 / October 12, 2020 @ 9:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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