A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 19:47:19 / August 22, 2018 @ 7:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:47:19 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000h61h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h61h. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -50.1569 West, latitude 52.4468 North, depth = 10 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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