A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 07:09:56 / April 3, 2018 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -13.1906° West, latitude -31.1029° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dy0l. Id of event: us2000dy0l. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:09:56 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.