A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was 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). The temblor was picked up at 20:19:52 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.4605° West, 0.8016° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 22:19:52 / February 4, 2016 @ 10:19 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004yzi. Event ids that are associated: us20004yzi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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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