A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from El Progreso in Mexico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cpec. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpec. Exact location of earthquake, -108.8773° West, 24.8789° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 07:03:59 / December 9, 2020 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:03:59 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Guasave (c. 68 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Leyva Solano (c. 27 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from La Reforma (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leyva Solano, Guasave, La Reforma (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 67 km SSW of El Progreso, Mexico.
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