A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km E of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (65 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.8949 West, latitude 39.3419 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:22:21 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006rt7. Unique identifier: us70006rt7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 05:22:21 / December 28, 2019 @ 5:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km E of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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