Small M4.4 Earthquake Off the Coast of Michoacan, Mexico

On 07/10/2018 at 07:50hrs UTC (02:50am CST), a small earthquake with magnitude 4.4 occurred offshore Mexico – near Michoacan.  Seismograms of the event are compared below, Station E1TX is ~17 pol deg away.

The Mexican West Coast has a high probability of experiencing moderate to large earthquakes.  Many vacationers do not recognize the seismic risk; TXESP strongly encourages all Mexican tourists and residents to maintain their knowledge of earthquake safety.


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