A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 07:35:30 / August 15, 2017 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a9fd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9fd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -34.0008 West, latitude 36.1537 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:35:30 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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