A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:36 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -45.2131 West, latitude 25.9829 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008pmn. Event ids that are associated: us10008pmn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 00:31:36 / April 29, 2017 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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