A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 09:03:33 / March 17, 2019 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000jhds. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhds. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -29.1102 West, latitude 42.7119 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:03:33 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Azores Islands region.
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