A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 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). Unique identifier: us10005bse. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bse. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 21:07:15 / April 26, 2016 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -44.6123° West, 26.4678° North. The temblor was detected at 18:07:15 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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