A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -109.0248° West, latitude -9.0847° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 06:09:24 / July 21, 2018 @ 6:09 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:24 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000gar6. Event ids that are associated: us2000gar6.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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