A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 211 km NNW of Lagoa, Portugal (131 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:34:13 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 18:34:13 / April 14, 2018 @ 6:34 pm. Event id: us2000e0d0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0d0. Exact location of earthquake, -29.2227° West, 40.697° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 211 km NNW of Lagoa, Portugal.
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