A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles). Event id: us6000c0lq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0lq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:32:49 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.5456° West, latitude 2.7419° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 06:32:49 / September 20, 2020 @ 6:32 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 Islands, Ecuador region.
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