A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -44.9906 West, latitude 25.4361 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008pmw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008pmw. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 03:45:24 / April 29, 2017 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:45:24 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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