A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:02:59 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 01:02:59 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -11.886° West, -47.5061° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000adfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000adfs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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