A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 20:09:09 / February 3, 2021 @ 8:09 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:09:09 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -28.7657 West, latitude 43.6076 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000de9f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de9f. 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).
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 one 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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