A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.4862° West, 49.5966° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007euw. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007euw. The temblor was detected at 05:17:12 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 07:17:12 / January 13, 2020 @ 7:17 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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