A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -46.4543° West, 17.885° North. Id of earthquake: us20008hdt. Event ids that are associated: us20008hdt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 14:28:06 / February 3, 2017 @ 2:28 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:28:06 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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