A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -14.4265° West, -12.7526° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000is3l. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000is3l. The temblor was picked up at 19:06:01 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 20:06:01 / January 13, 2019 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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