A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:51 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -39.4879° West, latitude 8.4893° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 14:54:51 / August 25, 2019 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005806. Unique identifier: us70005806.
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 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 nearby.
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