A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 273 km NE of Camacha, Portugal (170 miles) on Saturday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:27 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600086pq. Unique identifier: us600086pq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 03:05:27 / February 29, 2020 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -14.6529° West, 35.113° North.
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 earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 273 km NE of Camacha, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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