A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us7000ahx5. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahx5. Exact location of earthquake, -39.9128° West, 9.7201° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 11:55:52 / July 4, 2020 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:55:52 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five 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.
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