A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:51:21 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -103.1852° West, 8.3386° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000d224. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d224. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 00:51:21 / December 23, 2020 @ 12:51 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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