A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 175 km NE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (109 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000at5a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000at5a. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -13.1021° West, -7.044° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 09:14:41 / September 17, 2017 @ 9:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:41 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 175 km NE of Georgetown, Saint Helena. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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