A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Carlos in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000cdm4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdm4. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4635 West, latitude 27.4695 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 02:38:33 / November 12, 2020 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:38:33 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Empalme, Santa Rosalia, Heroica Guaymas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Rosalia (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 68 km SW of San Carlos, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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