A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km S of Sagres, Portugal (130 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -9.2935° West, 35.143° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:35:41 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 16:35:41 / December 8, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cqb9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqb9.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 209 km S of Sagres, Portugal.
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