A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 16:13:45 / April 7, 2016 @ 4:13 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.81 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005g60. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g60. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -40.1659° West, latitude 32.3645° North, depth = 14.81 km. The temblor was detected at 13:13:45 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 struck near.
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