A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -42.6917 West, latitude 29.7298 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007d2l. Id of event: us10007d2l. The temblor was picked up at 04:02:06 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 07:02:06 / November 29, 2016 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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