A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Southeast of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:45 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008l6m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008l6m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 02:33:45 / April 2, 2020 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -88.4395° West, -5.6439° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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