A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 148 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (92 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:02:03 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008fyi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008fyi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.4524 West, latitude 39.82 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 06:02:03 / March 15, 2020 @ 6:02 am.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 148 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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