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). Exact location, longitude -31.3357° West, latitude 3.241° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:35:10 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ac1u. Event ids that are associated: us7000ac1u. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 03:35:10 / June 20, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three 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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