A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -102.8211 West, latitude 8.4838 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 12:12:52 / May 20, 2016 @ 12:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005iss. Unique identifier: us10005iss. The temblor was picked up at 05:12:52 / 5:12 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. 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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