A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000amcf. Id of event: us7000amcf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 17:53:51 / July 12, 2020 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -33.9368 West, latitude 7.1948 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:53:51 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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