A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:52 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/15 / 2015-11-13 05:15:52 / November 13, 2015 @ 5:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003xzn. Event ids that are associated: us10003xzn. Exact location of earthquake, -39.3122° West, 8.5049° North, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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