A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ad63. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad63. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:31:56 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -8.5028° West, -48.8442° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 04:31:56 / August 25, 2017 @ 4:31 am.
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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