A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:52:22 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 07:52:22 / January 15, 2021 @ 7:52 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -17.299° West, -37.3706° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000d08p. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d08p. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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