A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Loreto in Mexico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:11:09 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 10:11:09 / October 24, 2020 @ 10:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -110.3777 West, latitude 25.9108 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000ccj8. Event ids that are associated: us6000ccj8.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Loreto (c. 11 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 97 km E of Loreto, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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