A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004w3t. Id of event: us10004w3t. The temblor was reported at 16:46:03 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.84 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -24.7102° West, latitude -1.0075° South, depth = 18.84 km. Global time and date of event 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 18:46:03 / March 4, 2016 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one 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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