A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0bk. Id of event: us7000d0bk. Exact location of earthquake, -44.372° West, 27.2494° North, depth 10 km. 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). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:21:10 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 09:21:10 / January 6, 2021 @ 9:21 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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