A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 209 km SSW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal (130 miles). Event id: us6000c5kz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5kz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:27:07 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 01:27:07 / October 5, 2020 @ 1:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -31.8138° West, 37.5599° North, depth 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 209 km SSW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal.
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