A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 26/08/19 / 2019-08-26 23:11:15 / August 26, 2019 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -8.3381° West, -49.2218° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us70005aa8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005aa8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:15 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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