A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 293 km NNE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (182 miles). Global time and date of event 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 13:21:06 / September 28, 2020 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000c251. Event ids that are associated: us6000c251. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -29.4219° West, 41.7612° North. The temblor was detected at 13:21:06 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 293 km NNE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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