A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 06:00:13 / April 14, 2017 @ 6:00 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:00:13 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -14.6984 West, latitude -12.4064 South, depth = 10 km. 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008jb0. Unique identifier: us10008jb0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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