A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:25 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -13.0735 West, latitude -31.5123 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 07:04:25 / November 3, 2016 @ 7:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076n8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076n8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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