A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km ESE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (58 miles) on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:23:24 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -30.1053 West, latitude 39.1526 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 21:23:24 / December 18, 2020 @ 9:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000d1x0. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1x0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 94 km ESE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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