A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1964 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal (1220 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -44.8952° West, 25.9306° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 03:46:13 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:46 am. Id of earthquake: us6000a2ds. Event ids that are associated: us6000a2ds. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:46:13 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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