A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:45:54 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -39.5793 West, latitude 8.4821 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 03:45:54 / April 27, 2017 @ 3:45 am. Unique identifier: us10008l7j. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008l7j.
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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