A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.0349° West, 0.4166° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 17:02:46 / March 18, 2020 @ 5:02 pm. Event id: us60008hyf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008hyf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:02:46 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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