A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8xc. Id of event: us1000d8xc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 18:23:07 / March 25, 2018 @ 6:23 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:23:07 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -38.0747° West, 8.1168° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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