A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:07:34 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 06:07:34 / August 12, 2017 @ 6:07 am. Id of earthquake: us2000a8tb. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8tb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.946° West, 8.2681° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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