A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:24:46 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq7e. Id of event: us7000aq7e. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -39.9212° West, 9.7122° North. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 12:24:46 / July 10, 2020 @ 12:24 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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