A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:55:36 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -49.341 West, latitude 13.3218 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000adhe. Event ids that are associated: us2000adhe. Global time and date of event 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 14:55:36 / August 31, 2017 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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