A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:12:57 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 177.2678° East, -3.3462° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000balu. Unique identifier: us6000balu. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 14:12:57 / August 7, 2020 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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