A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1967 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal (1222 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 03:51:48 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:51 am. 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: us6000a2dz. Unique identifier: us6000a2dz. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:48 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -44.9613 West, latitude 25.9471 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1967 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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