A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:04:28 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 17:04:28 / August 14, 2017 @ 5:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -33.9514° West, 36.147° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a83p. Unique identifier: us2000a83p.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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