A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:05 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008mgj. Event ids that are associated: us10008mgj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -28.7723 West, latitude 43.6258 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 13:48:05 / May 1, 2017 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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