A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 14:10:27 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 15:10:27 / February 27, 2020 @ 3:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us600089k5. Unique identifier: us600089k5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -15.1094° West, latitude -13.0278° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near.
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