A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:22:43 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -36.9728° West, latitude 7.5843° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 21:22:43 / September 7, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000blt2. Event ids that are associated: us7000blt2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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