A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:46:59 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.5291 East, latitude 9.9821 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 22:46:59 / April 26, 2017 @ 10:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008nb6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008nb6.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Carlsberg Ridge.
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