A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.2469 West, latitude 42.3464 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000efh3. Event ids that are associated: us1000efh3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 11:39:45 / May 31, 2018 @ 11:39 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:45 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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