A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km SW of El Palmarcito, Mexico (61 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:54:28 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.8782° West, latitude 14.889° North, depth = 41.68 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.68 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 18:54:28 / December 26, 2020 @ 6:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d38x. Unique identifier: us6000d38x.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 98 km SW of El Palmarcito, Mexico.
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