A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:31:22 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jpl7. Unique identifier: us2000jpl7. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 14:31:22 / February 27, 2019 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -97.8286° West, 2.301° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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