A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes west of the Galapagos Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:11 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aizl. Id of event: us7000aizl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -97.7091° West, 2.0969° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 19:14:11 / July 6, 2020 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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