A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000dzs3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzs3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 11:31:39 / April 8, 2018 @ 11:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, -47.5469° West, 18.5521° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:31:39 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter).
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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