A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). 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: 30/01/19 / 2019-01-30 17:11:14 / January 30, 2019 @ 5:11 pm. Event id: us2000jheg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jheg. Exact location of earthquake, -16.5829° West, -39.4453° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:11:14 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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