A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km SSW of Playa Azul, Mexico (181 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 03:18:20 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 03:18:20 / November 9, 2020 @ 3:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -103.6516° West, latitude 15.6702° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cca8. Id of event: us7000cca8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 291 km SSW of Playa Azul, Mexico.
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