A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:05:56 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 08:05:56 / September 20, 2020 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -95.4583° West, 2.3989° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0lu. Id of event: us6000c0lu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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