A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.864 West, latitude 2.1555 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:36:17 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d5u4. Unique identifier: us2000d5u4. Global time and date of event 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 11:36:17 / February 21, 2018 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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