A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 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 id: us70003wd8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003wd8. The temblor was detected at 14:57:39 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 17:57:39 / May 29, 2019 @ 5:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -38.9107 West, latitude 33.9592 North, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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