A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Azores Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -33.7732 West, latitude 36.6666 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007d13. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007d13. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 07:20:06 / January 9, 2020 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:20:06 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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