A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (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. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:06 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 09:03:06 / February 25, 2017 @ 9:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -35.3756° West, 35.1524° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us20008md7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008md7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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