A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 11:56:19 / July 20, 2019 @ 11:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, -14.3203° West, -14.1799° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:56:19 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60004vz5. Event ids that are associated: us60004vz5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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