A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 132 km NW of Peniche, Portugal (82 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000h81q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h81q. Global time and date of event 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 06:12:55 / September 4, 2018 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:12:55 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -10.5201° West, 40.1648° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 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 was reported nearby.
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