Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Vila Velha/ES, Brazil, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 16:54 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - Vila Velha/ES, Brazil, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 16:54 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 0 km depth

18 Oct 13:29 UTC: First to report: USP after 21 hours.
18 Oct 13:43: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.4. Epicenter location corrected by 8.3 km (5.2 mi) towards SE.
20 Oct 00:57: Epicenter location corrected by 9.1 km (5.6 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 04:54:29 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.5117°S / 39.55394°W (Brazil)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) ESE of Vila Velha (pop: 394,900)
89 km (56 mi) ESE of Serra (pop: 394,200)
99 km (62 mi) E of Viana (pop: 55,100)
100 km (62 mi) E of Guarapari (pop: 100,900)
107 km (67 mi) SE of Aracruz (pop: 58,300)
110 km (68 mi) SE of Fundão (pop: 12,700)
136 km (84 mi) SSE of Linhares (pop: 105,100)
156 km (97 mi) SE of Colatina (pop: 101,200)
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.4 kmVila Velha/ES, BrazilUSP

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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Vila Velha/ES, Brazil, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 16:54 (GMT)
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  • 23 Apr 2008 00:00
    | 5.2 |
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