A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 00:09:03 / October 23, 2020 @ 12:09 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c7fn. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7fn. Exact location of earthquake, -45.7977° West, 19.8783° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:03 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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