A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 18:29:39 / March 15, 2017 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tta. Id of event: us20008tta. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:39 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 58.7996 East, latitude 8.3484 North, depth = 10 km.
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. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Carlsberg Ridge.
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