A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hcsv. Id of event: us1000hcsv. Exact location, longitude -13.2451° West, latitude -23.5513° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 18:58:16 / October 9, 2018 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:58:16 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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