A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 22:29:41 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5kb. Unique identifier: us2000a5kb. Exact location, longitude -27.3328° West, latitude 0.6201° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 00:29:41 / August 1, 2017 @ 12:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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.
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