A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 13:47:26 / July 17, 2020 @ 1:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.724° West, -22.6504° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2tm. Unique identifier: us6000b2tm. The temblor was detected at 13:47:26 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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