A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Southwest of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:39 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000bzbr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bzbr. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0777° West, -3.9932° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 13:58:39 / January 3, 2018 @ 1:58 pm.
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southwest of the Galapagos Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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