A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Galapagos Triple Junction region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 14:27:59 / October 29, 2015 @ 2:27 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040gb. Id of event: us200040gb. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:59 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -102.2271° West, 1.4426° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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.
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