A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 03:20:50 / February 27, 2016 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t3b. Id of event: us10004t3b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -32.6187° West, 4.5678° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:20:50 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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