A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2389 km SW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena (1484 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:47:50 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009n73. Id of event: us70009n73. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.94 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:47:50 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 86.94 km, -27.18° West, -56.0756° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 2389 km SW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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