A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 03:34:54 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h58d. Event ids that are associated: us2000h58d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 05:34:54 / August 30, 2018 @ 5:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -37.3585° West, 7.5208° North, depth 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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