A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:28:32 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.0873 West, latitude 2.2479 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 09:28:32 / November 24, 2016 @ 9:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c21. Id of event: us10007c21.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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