A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mutuípe in Brazil. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 10:44:31 / August 30, 2020 @ 10:44 am. Event id: us7000bf08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bf08. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:44:31 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -39.5254 West, latitude -13.2878 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ipiaú, Cachoeira, Iaçu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Jequié (c. 127 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santo Antônio de Jesus (c. 74 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Valença (c. 63 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cruz das Almas (c. 47 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jaguaquara (c. 41 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ipiaú (c. 38 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Nazaré (c. 25 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Brazil (c. 201 103 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSW of Mutuípe, Brazil.
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