A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 02:13:13 / September 16, 2016 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:13:13 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.0652° West, 0.757° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006q01. Unique identifier: us10006q01.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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