A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005gb0. Unique identifier: us10005gb0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:20:47 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -13.3411 West, latitude -31.1684 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 00:20:47 / April 30, 2016 @ 12:20 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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