A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -30.1508° West, latitude 51.9908° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:58:39 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 23:58:39 / April 12, 2016 @ 11:58 pm. Event id: us20005hnk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hnk.
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 has occurred 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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