A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Tristan da Cunha region (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us7000bdmb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdmb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 17:08:00 / August 20, 2020 @ 5:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:08:00 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -14.9024° West, latitude -34.8005° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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