A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/19 / 2019-08-24 20:51:16 / August 24, 2019 @ 8:51 pm. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -12.2921 West, latitude -47.2507 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:51:16 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700059ta. Unique identifier: us700059ta.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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