A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ribeira Grande in Portugal. The temblor was reported at 20:14:44 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 24/04/15 / 2015-04-24 22:14:44 / April 24, 2015 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -29.1142 West, latitude 38.6562 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us2000290j.
Close countries, Portugal (c. 10 676 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Horta (c. 6 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Madalena (c. 6 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ribeira Grande (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Madalena, Horta, Ribeira Grande.
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