A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 09:34:26 / March 29, 2017 @ 9:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -19.4391° West, -0.5008° South. The temblor was reported at 08:34:26 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vkh. Id of event: us20008vkh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven 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.
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