A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:55:24 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -39.5063 West, latitude 8.6284 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70005a8i. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005a8i. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 18:55:24 / August 25, 2019 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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