A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Amaro da Imperatriz in Brazil. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:28:58 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzmg. Unique identifier: us2000dzmg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 12:28:58 / April 13, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -48.8181 West, latitude -27.6462 South, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Brazil (c. 201 103 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Florianópolis (c. 412 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from São José (c. 200 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Palhoça (c. 122 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Brusque (c. 88 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Biguaçu (c. 52 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Braço do Norte, Balneário Camboriú, São José (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NW of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz, Brazil. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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