A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20004vl4. Event ids that are associated: us20004vl4. Global time and date of event 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 15:36:54 / January 26, 2016 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:54 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.7917 West, latitude 0.5192 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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