A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -12.3771 West, latitude -22.4111 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 19:51:52 / August 14, 2019 @ 7:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us700058cq. Unique identifier: us700058cq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:52 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nearby.
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