A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 286 km SSE of Amsterdam Island, France (178 miles). Event id: us70008yle. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008yle. Exact location of earthquake, 78.3567° East, -40.3318° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:07:48 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 00:07:48 / April 12, 2020 @ 12:07 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 286 km SSE of Amsterdam Island, France.
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