A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:21:55 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 11:21:55 / December 1, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cn1c. Id of event: us7000cn1c. Exact location of event, longitude -12.9958 West, latitude -25.0638 South, depth = 10 km.
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 was reported nearby. Each 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. 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: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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