A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:20:28 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 01:20:28 / March 1, 2020 @ 1:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us60008b15. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b15. Exact location of event, longitude -39.3242 West, latitude 8.2422 North, depth = 10 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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