A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000b7w9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7w9. Exact location of earthquake, -33.0476° West, 36.9691° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 08:05:50 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:05 am. The temblor was reported at 08:05:50 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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