A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbbn. Id of event: us6000cbbn. The temblor was detected at 08:44:44 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -34.5975° West, 7.2885° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 08:44:44 / October 17, 2020 @ 8:44 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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