A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:07:31 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 06:07:31 / August 2, 2020 @ 6:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -46.1758° West, latitude 18.7969° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b8ab. Event ids that are associated: us6000b8ab.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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