A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -18.0865° West, -0.0807° South. Id of earthquake: us6000c0ig. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0ig. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 20:58:16 / September 19, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:58:16 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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