A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 12:49:26 / November 14, 2020 @ 12:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:49:26 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpv2. Unique identifier: us6000cpv2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -38.8788 West, latitude 8.4264 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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