A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.338 West, latitude -27.6325 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:38 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008e5q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008e5q. Global time and date of event 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 07:27:38 / March 12, 2020 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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