A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/15 / 2015-07-23 12:01:22 / July 23, 2015 @ 12:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -45.705° West, 21.2168° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20002zid. Event ids that are associated: us20002zid. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:01:22 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days two 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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