A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 06:32:50 / August 24, 2018 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000h63m. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h63m. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:32:50 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -34.2527 West, latitude 36.0957 North, depth = 10 km. 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).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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