A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Tristan da Cunha region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005hzt. Unique identifier: us10005hzt. Exact location, longitude -14.9374° West, latitude -42.6536° South, depth = 14.3 km. The temblor was reported at 11:52:35 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/16 / 2016-05-08 12:52:35 / May 8, 2016 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 occurred nearby.
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