A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3703 West, latitude 1.9803 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:11:45 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0m3. Id of event: us6000c0m3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 13:11:45 / September 20, 2020 @ 1:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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