A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 01:54:58 / January 11, 2021 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1q8. Unique identifier: us7000d1q8. Exact location, longitude -17.3239° West, latitude -37.1107° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:54:58 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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