A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7gh. Id of event: us6000d7gh. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 15:33:40 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.7432° West, -14.2331° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:33:40 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three 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.
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