A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e2uh. Unique identifier: us1000e2uh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:29:15 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -43.3972° West, 27.7661° North. Global time and date of event 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 10:29:15 / May 5, 2018 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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