A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ajx4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajx4. Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 03:29:37 / July 1, 2020 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.8374° West, 1.4085° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:29:37 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region.
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