A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:56 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005slh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005slh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 20:56:56 / September 30, 2019 @ 8:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -6.8746° West, latitude -50.4341° South, depth = 10 km. 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area.
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