A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 13:05:39 / April 11, 2017 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10008ini. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ini. Exact location of earthquake, -16.9573° West, -37.2487° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:05:39 / 12:05 pm (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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