A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bliss Corner in Massachusetts. Exact location of event, depth 15.05 km, -70.966° West, 41.5261° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 14:10:07 / November 8, 2020 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bliss Corner in Massachusetts (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00qjhe0w, us7000cc4d. Unique identifier: us7000cc4d. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:07 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.05 km (9 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from South Boston (c. 571 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Providence (c. 178 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from New Bedford (c. 95 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Brockton (c. 93 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quincy (c. 92 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Fall River (c. 88 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Boston, Natick, Wellesley (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 9 km SSW of Bliss Corner, Massachusetts. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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