A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqg4. Id of event: us7000bqg4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 09:50:24 / September 20, 2020 @ 9:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.2808° West, 2.512° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:50:24 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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