A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 194 km NNW of Lagoa, Portugal (121 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 21:37:45 / April 14, 2018 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0fd. Id of event: us2000e0fd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:37:45 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.2325 West, latitude 40.5125 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 194 km NNW of Lagoa, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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