A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 05:07:45 / July 2, 2017 @ 5:07 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:07:45 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -26.9628° West, 0.9281° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095u2. Unique identifier: us100095u2.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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