A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1965 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal (1221 miles). Event id: us6000a2dg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a2dg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:29:32 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -44.9695 West, latitude 25.9703 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 03:29:32 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:29 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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