A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jxt. Id of event: us70007jxt. The temblor was reported at 16:27:59 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -38.1971 West, latitude 33.8692 North, depth = 10 km. 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: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 19:27:59 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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