A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, West of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:45:43 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -99.5035° West, 2.0017° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 14:45:43 / January 5, 2020 @ 2:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600079b0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600079b0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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