A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -45.0155° West, 12.881° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:45:55 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 19:45:55 / May 27, 2020 @ 7:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a0f5. Unique identifier: us6000a0f5. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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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