A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:49:28 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hi48. Id of event: us2000hi48. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 12:49:28 / September 21, 2018 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -95.4785 West, latitude 2.4156 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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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