A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.2291 West, latitude 2.6026 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:42:16 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 09:42:16 / September 20, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqg0. Unique identifier: us7000bqg0.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region.
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