A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 05:15:48 / April 15, 2019 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -38.1432 West, latitude 33.7923 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:15:48 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000366b. Unique identifier: us7000366b.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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