A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -12.7267° West, -22.5862° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 02:03:32 / July 23, 2020 @ 2:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b655. Unique identifier: us6000b655. The temblor was picked up at 02:03:32 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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