A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 14:01:22 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:01 pm. Exact location, longitude -36.081° West, latitude 7.3684° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ca0s. Id of event: us6000ca0s. The temblor was reported at 14:01:22 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). 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.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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