A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Santa Cruz Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2037 East, latitude -12.9119 South, depth = 633.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 633.36 km (394 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:02 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9l9. Unique identifier: us6000b9l9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 09:45:02 / August 5, 2020 @ 9:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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