A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -40.1199° West, 8.6678° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:01:06 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 05:01:06 / November 2, 2020 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c95g. Id of event: us7000c95g.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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