A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 23:49:48 / August 27, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:49:48 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adgh. Id of event: us2000adgh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.3947 West, latitude 0.8801 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.
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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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