A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Central East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gg2w. Unique identifier: us1000gg2w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 14:09:03 / August 17, 2018 @ 2:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:09:03 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4214 West, latitude -13.5201 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Central East Pacific Rise.
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