A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -45.2365 West, latitude 23.536 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 20:02:00 / December 13, 2020 @ 8:02 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cru8. Id of event: us7000cru8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:02:00 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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