A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:28:44 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 20:28:44 / September 25, 2019 @ 8:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -16.8926 West, latitude -40.3492 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005rz0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005rz0.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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