A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -34.6116° West, 7.2012° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:45 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 18:31:45 / October 6, 2020 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c73y. Id of event: us6000c73y.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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