A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 316 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (196 miles) on Friday. Event id: us6000aacm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aacm. The temblor was detected at 00:53:26 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 00:53:26 / June 12, 2020 @ 12:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -11.7997° West, -6.7577° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 316 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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