A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 23:14:56 / September 16, 2017 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:14:56 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apbu. Id of event: us2000apbu. Exact location, longitude -14.0114° West, latitude -17.7554° South, depth = 10 km.
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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