A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us60008c1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008c1c. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:23 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 11:16:23 / March 8, 2020 @ 11:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -38.6514° West, 33.7567° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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