A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -15.8741° West, -33.031° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r1r. Id of event: us10004r1r. The temblor was picked up at 19:05:22 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 20:05:22 / February 16, 2016 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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