A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:07 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -97.8225° West, 2.2732° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jpju. Id of event: us2000jpju. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 14:41:07 / February 27, 2019 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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