A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (55 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:03:07 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c7qe. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7qe. Exact location of event, depth 28.99 km, -93.6592° West, 14.7958° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.99 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 07:03:07 / October 12, 2020 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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