A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -95.3952° West, 2.4723° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 05:24:28 / August 24, 2017 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000acuh. Unique identifier: us2000acuh. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:24:28 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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