A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqs8. Id of event: us6000cqs8. Exact location, longitude -16.7019° West, latitude -40.9103° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:41:24 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 14:41:24 / November 17, 2020 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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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