A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rca. Unique identifier: us10004rca. The temblor was reported at 10:48:06 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 12:48:06 / February 20, 2016 @ 12:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -32.6893° West, 4.5349° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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