A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i7yv. Id of event: us2000i7yv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:26 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -27.7808 West, latitude 48.068 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 11:35:26 / November 7, 2018 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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