A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 00:43:51 / August 14, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -27.9565° West, latitude 48.6683° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a7vs. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7vs. The temblor was detected at 22:43:51 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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