A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -96.9832° West, 1.5874° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:50:56 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 06:50:56 / September 2, 2018 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcjp. Id of event: us2000hcjp.
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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: West of the Galapagos Islands.
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