A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b6st. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6st. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 08:26:55 / July 26, 2020 @ 8:26 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:26:55 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -12.6021 West, latitude -22.6938 South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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