A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:54:49 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 00:54:49 / August 14, 2017 @ 12:54 am. Exact location, longitude -27.9416° West, latitude 48.8595° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7w4. Id of event: us2000a7w4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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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