A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.5049 West, latitude -27.1123 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hgql. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgql. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:55 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 16:09:55 / September 9, 2018 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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