A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Santa Cruz Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 21:59:46 / November 24, 2018 @ 9:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:59:46 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 166.5209° East, -12.3901° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hw8a. Id of event: us1000hw8a.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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