A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km SW of Gataivai, Samoa (83 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -173.1133° West, latitude -14.7579° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 16:03:06 / July 18, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:06 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000aqww. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqww.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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