A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:36:38 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000aake. Event ids that are associated: us2000aake. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 02:36:38 / August 16, 2017 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -27.8307° West, latitude 45.7549° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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