A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit central East Pacific Ridge at 14:45 UTC on September 20, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.
The epicenter was located about 1 691 km (1 050 miles) ENE of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador.
There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
There are likely to be no affected structures in this region.
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