A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -47.1129 West, latitude -53.339 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d216. Unique identifier: us7000d216. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 00:23:18 / January 12, 2021 @ 12:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:23:18 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 two 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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