A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 07:22:47 / February 9, 2016 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004yxy. Unique identifier: us20004yxy. Exact location of event, depth 27.76 km, -43.7723° West, 28.2966° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:47 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.76 km (17 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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