A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (94 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:20:06 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad51. Unique identifier: us2000ad51. Exact location, longitude -29.6207° West, latitude 40.1852° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 14:20:06 / August 30, 2017 @ 2:20 pm.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 151 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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