A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -29.7523° West, 0.3159° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df66. Id of event: us7000df66. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 02:43:56 / February 26, 2021 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:56 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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