A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported East central Pacific Ocean (0 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/18 / 2018-02-12 00:48:29 / February 12, 2018 @ 12:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6ek. Id of event: us2000d6ek. Exact location, longitude -90.8338° West, latitude 3.3033° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:48:29 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: East central Pacific Ocean.
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