A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:55 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 06:01:55 / December 23, 2020 @ 6:01 am. Event id: us6000d244. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d244. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -103.2822° West, latitude 8.2687° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: northern East Pacific Rise.
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