A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -14.583 West, latitude 37.0414 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:20:25 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 14:20:25 / February 17, 2020 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007rv1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007rv1.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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