A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us20008inh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008inh. Exact location, longitude -27.3868° West, latitude 47.4813° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 06:04:02 / January 25, 2017 @ 6:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:04:02 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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