A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -32.9002 West, latitude 5.8 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 17:30:56 / March 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm. Event id: us60008g4n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008g4n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:30:56 / 3:30 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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