A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqtu. Unique identifier: us7000aqtu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -109.628° West, latitude -8.9663° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:02:50 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 12:02:50 / July 18, 2020 @ 12:02 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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