A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:10:52 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003kfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003kfs. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 05:10:52 / September 20, 2015 @ 5:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.3627 West, latitude 0.9653 North, depth = 10 km.
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. 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.
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