A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 12:48:42 / February 27, 2019 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000jpj0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jpj0. The temblor was detected at 05:48:42 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -97.8385° West, latitude 2.0105° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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