A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:44 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000c6ah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6ah. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 01:52:44 / October 21, 2020 @ 1:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.1338° West, -47.2099° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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