A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us100072zk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072zk. Exact location, longitude -42.685° West, latitude 29.7411° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 18:11:53 / October 29, 2016 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:11:53 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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