A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -62.2696 West, latitude 37.9578 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 08:15:16 / August 27, 2017 @ 8:15 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:16 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac81. Unique identifier: us2000ac81. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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