A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -10.9747° West, latitude -47.2302° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:45:30 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aaxv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aaxv. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 15:45:30 / June 18, 2020 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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