A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 198 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (123 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -12.8459° West, -7.0584° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 08:42:31 / September 22, 2018 @ 8:42 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hilf. Id of event: us2000hilf. The temblor was picked up at 07:42:31 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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