A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 23:49:56 / January 13, 2021 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -45.5897 West, latitude 15.2698 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d259. Event ids that are associated: us7000d259. The temblor was reported at 23:49:56 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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