A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a5y2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5y2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.644° West, 8.2006° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 16:54:58 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:54:58 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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