A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10007467. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007467. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:02:02 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -16.5701° West, -40.2059° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 04:02:02 / October 31, 2016 @ 4:02 am.
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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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