A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 180 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (112 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.8923° West, -7.3406° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 08:00:31 / October 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:00:31 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hb3n. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hb3n.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 180 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena.
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