A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (60 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.16 km (11 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8kf. Unique identifier: us6000c8kf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:51:58 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.16 km, -93.733° West, 14.7597° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 17:51:58 / October 15, 2020 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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