A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -24.8908° West, 0.6179° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us60008b4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008b4s. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 17:57:48 / March 2, 2020 @ 5:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:57:48 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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