A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3243 West, latitude -24.4816 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 19:38:40 / September 7, 2020 @ 7:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:38:40 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000blt4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000blt4.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southern East Pacific Rise.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.