A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km ENE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (112 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000adgc. Id of event: us6000adgc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 12:29:23 / June 17, 2020 @ 12:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.3671 West, latitude 40.3626 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:29:23 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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