A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, central East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:16:30 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -109.3102° West, latitude -9.0831° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6et. Id of event: us6000d6et. Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 20:16:30 / December 27, 2020 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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.
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