A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:00:28 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000at4p. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000at4p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 00:00:28 / September 16, 2017 @ 12:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -30.9669 West, latitude 2.8319 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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