A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 08:29:47 / September 6, 2020 @ 8:29 am. Exact location of event, longitude -37.1468 West, latitude 7.7571 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bivi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bivi. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:47 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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