A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2402 km SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena (1493 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.28 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -26.9439° West, latitude -56.3055° South, depth = 96.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a6gp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6gp. The temblor was detected at 04:16:46 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 04:16:46 / May 30, 2020 @ 4:16 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2402 km SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena.
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