A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:04 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of event, longitude -40.9692 West, latitude 31.5236 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 10:37:04 / November 24, 2016 @ 10:37 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10007c2d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c2d.
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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