A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -36.7192 West, latitude 7.5704 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000c6h9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6h9. The temblor was reported at 20:51:15 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 20:51:15 / October 27, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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