A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (105 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 17:13:34 / April 14, 2018 @ 5:13 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:13:34 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -29.4315 West, latitude 40.2547 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000e0bl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0bl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 169 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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