A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgkc. Id of event: us7000bgkc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 12:55:36 / August 28, 2020 @ 12:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.5656 West, latitude 46.1468 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:36 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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