A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km NW of Lagoa, Portugal (91 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 14:09:31 / August 30, 2017 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:09:31 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad4y. Id of event: us2000ad4y. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -29.365° West, 39.8308° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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