Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Central East Pacific Rise

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A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Central East Pacific Rise at 22:38 UTC on March 22, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

The epicenter was located 1 615 km (1 004 miles) WSW of Puerto Villamil and 1 762 km (1 094 miles) WSW of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos, Ecuador.

There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).

Image credit: Google, TW/SAM. Data source: USGS, 30-days

Featured image credit: Google, TW/SAM

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