A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:09:16 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 10:09:16 / December 8, 2020 @ 10:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.9543 West, latitude 50.1213 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqb3. Id of event: us7000cqb3.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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