A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ca84. Id of event: us7000ca84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:45:06 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -9.8763 West, latitude -48.9749 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 03:45:06 / October 29, 2020 @ 3:45 am.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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