A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -36.2956 West, latitude 7.5346 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:53 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004wt9. Event ids that are associated: us10004wt9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/16 / 2016-03-09 18:55:53 / March 9, 2016 @ 6:55 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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