A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 171 km S of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (106 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 12:24:13 / April 21, 2019 @ 12:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003enh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003enh. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:24:13 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -31.4196 West, latitude 37.924 North, depth = 10 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 171 km S of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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