A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -45.0177° West, 15.1013° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us700061mi. Unique identifier: us700061mi. The temblor was detected at 21:14:54 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 00:14:54 / October 22, 2019 @ 12:14 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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