A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -17.1022° West, -37.0708° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:45:21 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 12:45:21 / September 14, 2019 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lex. Unique identifier: us60005lex.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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