A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 178 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (111 miles). Exact location, longitude -12.9846° West, latitude -7.1616° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:30 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bizy. Unique identifier: us6000bizy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 10:21:30 / August 22, 2020 @ 10:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 178 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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