A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gc5g. Id of event: us1000gc5g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:07:25 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -38.8854° West, latitude 7.8144° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 09:07:25 / August 18, 2018 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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