A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 08:14:29 / January 15, 2021 @ 8:14 am. Unique identifier: us7000d2gi. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2gi. Exact location, longitude -17.0402° West, latitude -37.6109° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:14:29 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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