A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.8116° West, -3.4854° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:52 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dcnf. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcnf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 05:45:52 / January 20, 2021 @ 5:45 am.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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