A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Galapagos Triple Junction region (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 15:55:56 / September 19, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -101.4451° West, 1.3182° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000c0i8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0i8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:55:56 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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 Triple Junction region.
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