A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 05:38:20 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -31.6817° West, latitude 4.1362° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008f7t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f7t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 07:38:20 / March 31, 2017 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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