A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 114 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -93.6794° West, 14.5443° North. Event id: us7000c8re. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8re. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:59:16 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 20:59:16 / October 31, 2020 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 114 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico.
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