A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 04:07:44 / August 22, 2020 @ 4:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -46.3026 West, latitude 17.1858 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000biw7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000biw7. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:07:44 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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