A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (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 temblor was reported at 19:56:50 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c0mm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0mm. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 19:56:50 / September 20, 2020 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -26.8417° West, 0.7325° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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