A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 08:11:08 / January 10, 2016 @ 8:11 am. Event id: us10004euu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004euu. Exact location, longitude -34.3191° West, latitude 7.2776° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:11:08 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.
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