A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eji. Id of event: us10008eji. Exact location of earthquake, 67.7258° East, -1.3474° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 10:08:09 / April 5, 2017 @ 10:08 am. The temblor was detected at 15:08:09 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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