A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. 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). Exact location, longitude -43.3381° West, latitude 10.8557° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000h75e. Event ids that are associated: us1000h75e. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:44:30 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The temblor was reported at 04:44:30 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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