A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:30:21 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 02:30:21 / October 7, 2015 @ 2:30 am. Exact location, longitude -104.0672° West, latitude -3.9831° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10003kus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kus.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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