A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 22:44:35 / March 17, 2017 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:35 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uaa. Unique identifier: us20008uaa. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -41.8921° West, 30.3175° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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