A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -114.0115° West, -50.1905° South, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:52 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 02:32:52 / August 19, 2020 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bd3x. Id of event: us7000bd3x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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