A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -46.7501 West, latitude 17.8736 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 20:31:38 / August 25, 2018 @ 8:31 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h780. Id of event: us2000h780. The temblor was picked up at 17:31:38 / 5:31 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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