A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Atlantic Ocean (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ga5. Id of event: us20005ga5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:35:03 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 04:35:03 / April 8, 2016 @ 4:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -45.5138 West, latitude -36.2235 South, depth = 10 km.
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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