A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003le7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003le7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 15:58:17 / September 23, 2015 @ 3:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -18.0125 West, latitude -0.2295 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 14:58:17 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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