A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -24.5385° West, latitude -1.0698° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000gjgs. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjgs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:49:40 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 19:49:40 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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