A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:32:54 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -46.4675 West, latitude 17.6438 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000adjg. Event ids that are associated: us7000adjg. The temblor was reported at 07:32:54 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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