A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:00 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb4p. Unique identifier: us6000bb4p. Exact location of earthquake, -40.4709° West, 9.0997° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 14:26:00 / August 8, 2020 @ 2:26 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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