A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -47.667° West, latitude -46.9955° South, depth = 15.14 km. The temblor was detected at 15:04:39 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.14 km (9 miles). Event id: us10004dsq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dsq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 18:04:39 / January 12, 2016 @ 6:04 pm.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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