A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 10:24:05 / August 16, 2020 @ 10:24 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:24:05 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -32.692° West, 4.8564° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bfku. Unique identifier: us6000bfku. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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