A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 05:50:38 / August 23, 2019 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us700057fy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700057fy. Exact location of earthquake, -97.3938° West, 2.023° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:38 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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