Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Emiliano Zapata in Mexico


Earthquake location 17.6272S, -105.9888WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 222 km SSW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico (138 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:48 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -105.9888 West, latitude 17.6272 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 10:09:48 / August 1, 2020 @ 10:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b7xd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7xd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 222 km SSW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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