A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 09:14:04 / October 20, 2019 @ 9:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude -14.4455 West, latitude -32.6587 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70005w9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005w9w. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:04 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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