A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 142 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (88 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -29.604° West, 39.9805° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 06:35:17 / March 29, 2017 @ 6:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20008vje. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vje. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:17 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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