A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -29.3542° West, latitude 42.8286° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlpy. Id of event: us1000jlpy. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:20:42 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 02:20:42 / March 17, 2019 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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