A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Georgetown in Saint Helena. Global time and date of event 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 02:53:59 / December 4, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -13.6843° West, -7.5336° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us7000cp7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp7a. The temblor was reported at 02:53:59 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Saint Helena (c. 7 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Georgetown (c. 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Georgetown.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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