A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 23:58:24 / February 15, 2020 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -7.1942 West, latitude -50.1421 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:58:24 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007u6z. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007u6z. 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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