A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 22:55:21 / September 5, 2020 @ 10:55 pm. Unique identifier: us7000bl1r. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl1r. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:21 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -13.6637° West, latitude -25.3139° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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