A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:31 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -32.7207° West, 5.5787° North. Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 06:43:31 / August 16, 2020 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bfi3. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfi3.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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