A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -45.0959° West, 13.2229° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 00:06:42 / October 21, 2016 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:42 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100072fa. Unique identifier: us100072fa.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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