A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 15:05:07 / June 29, 2020 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -16.1704° West, latitude -41.8196° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000ahgp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahgp. The temblor was picked up at 15:05:07 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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