A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -45.048° West, 25.9383° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:17:58 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a4j4. Event ids that are associated: us6000a4j4. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 17:17:58 / May 26, 2020 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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