A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.3656° West, 8.3304° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 18:45:44 / October 16, 2015 @ 6:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003p7c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p7c. The temblor was picked up at 11:45:44 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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