LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Mexico earthquake today 2013 has erupted in Baja California near Ensenada. A Mexico earthquake today Thursday, April 04, 2013 began in the morning hours, striking with a nominal depth. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
Shortly after 8:30 am local time today, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico. The terremoto en Mexico hoy delivered a nominal depth, however. The epicenter was reported only three miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the quake could be felt across the region.
USGS indicates to news that the quake began in the Baja California section of Mexico. The quake began twenty-seven miles northeast of Canalu, thirty-two miles north of Colonia Vicente Guerrero. Officials also tell news that the quake started fifty miles southeast of Maneadero and sixty miles southeast of Ensenada.
Mapping reveals that the quake struck south of highway three and east of highway one. The quake erupted west of San Felipe and South of Santo Tomas. The quake also hit the region southwest of Rosarito and Tijuana.
Today’s quake marks the first to strike the peninsula in recent months. In January a quake began in the waters east of the peninsula. The quake was fifty-six miles from Ahome, sixty miles from the Sonora town of Huatabampo. Officials also told news that the quake began seventy miles west of Los Mochis and roughly six hundred miles from Tijuana.