A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 253 km NE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (157 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 15:00:59 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4qt. Unique identifier: us6000c4qt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 15:00:59 / September 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -29.4628° West, latitude 41.3543° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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