A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -28.601 West, latitude 49.3267 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 19:33:31 / October 20, 2017 @ 7:33 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:31 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000axkx. Unique identifier: us1000axkx.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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