A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us10007vcr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007vcr. The temblor was reported at 14:21:29 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -26.8543 West, latitude 0.8972 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/17 / 2017-01-08 16:21:29 / January 8, 2017 @ 4:21 pm. 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 earthquakes 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 have been detected nearby.
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