A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -45.8177 West, latitude 21.1676 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 15:42:47 / March 14, 2020 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008fpd. Event ids that are associated: us60008fpd. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:47 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby.
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