A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhby. Id of event: us1000jhby. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:03:45 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 07:03:45 / March 17, 2019 @ 7:03 am. Exact location, longitude -29.1797° West, latitude 43.0146° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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