A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 17:18:47 / August 20, 2020 @ 5:18 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:18:47 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -39.6974 West, latitude 32.924 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000bhva. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhva.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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