A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 17:04:02 / August 23, 2017 @ 5:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:04:02 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -29.4745° West, 0.9392° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000abs7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abs7.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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