A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. 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: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 22:01:05 / February 28, 2018 @ 10:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d26e. Unique identifier: us1000d26e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -46.743 West, latitude 17.303 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:01:05 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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