A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:54:01 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -39.194° West, 8.0386° North. Unique identifier: us6000d5e0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5e0. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 08:54:01 / January 4, 2021 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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