M 5.6 earthquake in Half Tree Hollow, Atlantic Ocean - South,Saint Helena on 29th June 2020 07:40:13 PM.
EDIS Number EQ-20200629-1296315-SH
Magnitude M 5.6
Mercalli scale 6
Date-Time [UTC] 29th June 2020 07:40:13 PM
Local Date/Time Monday,June 29th, 2020 at 19:40 in the in the evening at epicenter
Coordinate 11° 39.006,13° 25.626
Depth 10 km [6.21 miles]
Hypocentrum Shallow depth
Class Moderate
Continent Atlantic Ocean - South
Country Saint Helena
Location 977.00 km [607.08 miles] to Half Tree Hollow,Atlantic Ocean - South
Source USGS
The potential impact of the earthquake Everyone feels movement. People have trouble walking. Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves. Plaster in walls might crack. Trees and bushes shake. Damage is slight in poorly built buildings. No structural damage.