A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 07:18:49 / January 9, 2020 @ 7:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -34.024 West, latitude 35.2949 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60007d11. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007d11. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:18:49 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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