A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1656 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal (1029 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:47:09 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a1ei. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1ei. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -43.6969° West, 28.6393° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 23:47:09 / May 28, 2020 @ 11:47 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1656 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal.
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