A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:49:34 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008ki5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ki5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 13:49:34 / February 6, 2017 @ 1:49 pm. 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, 61.3413° East, 5.4727° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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