A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:29:14 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7632° West, 1.3888° North, depth 9.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20004x1y. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004x1y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 14:29:14 / January 31, 2016 @ 2:29 pm.
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 one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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