A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Santa Cruz Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.82 km (139 miles). Event id: us1000hstm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hstm. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 06:05:34 / November 10, 2018 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:05:34 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.0989 East, latitude -12.6645 South, depth = 223.82 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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