A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -104.1108° West, latitude -3.9929° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000axkg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000axkg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:41 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 10:01:41 / October 20, 2017 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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