A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:48:10 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -46.3687° West, 17.5875° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 11:48:10 / November 15, 2020 @ 11:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cpxy. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpxy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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