A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 572 km NNE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (355 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 14:06:45 / May 25, 2020 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:06:45 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a4d4. Id of event: us6000a4d4. Exact location of earthquake, -12.0803° West, -3.3101° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 572 km NNE of Georgetown, Saint Helena.
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