A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 18:40:52 / December 31, 2019 @ 6:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -42.0468° West, latitude 30.5353° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 15:40:52 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006sxq. Unique identifier: us70006sxq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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