A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 03:14:56 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.2661 West, latitude 8.362 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000d5rt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5rt. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:14:56 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: northern East Pacific Rise.
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