A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Galapagos Triple Junction region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -100.9693 West, latitude 2.0227 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 02:54:25 / October 22, 2019 @ 2:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700061mh. Unique identifier: us700061mh. The temblor was reported at 19:54:25 / 7:54 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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