A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:17:06 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004ws9. Event ids that are associated: us10004ws9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/16 / 2016-03-08 16:17:06 / March 8, 2016 @ 4:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.8491 West, latitude 50.9052 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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