A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abqs. Id of event: us2000abqs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:58 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.19 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -31.5928° West, latitude 52.2487° North, depth = 28.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 19:25:58 / August 22, 2017 @ 7:25 pm.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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