A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -28.1268° West, 48.8668° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:34:41 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 11:34:41 / November 18, 2018 @ 11:34 am. Unique identifier: us1000htj9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000htj9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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