A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2383 km SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena (1481 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:04:21 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009kvh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kvh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.28 km (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -26.4262° West, -56.2885° South, depth 68.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 17:04:21 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:04 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 2383 km SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena.
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