A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 18:48:21 / October 16, 2015 @ 6:48 pm. Exact location, longitude -103.1634° West, latitude 8.7154° North, depth = 33.89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.89 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003p7d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p7d. The temblor was detected at 11:48:21 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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