A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us6000d5z3. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5z3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:30:55 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -12.229° West, -22.5731° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 02:30:55 / January 6, 2021 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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