A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -30.7439° West, latitude 52.1865° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hyv. Id of event: us10008hyv. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:07 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 20:11:07 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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