A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:53:06 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -13.8088° West, -17.5828° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 17:53:06 / May 7, 2020 @ 5:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009g24. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g24.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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