A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:53:28 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -103.0377° West, 8.2599° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 00:53:28 / December 23, 2020 @ 12:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000d5rn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5rn.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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