A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 05:09:02 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -16.9113° West, latitude -37.1253° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 05:09:02 / January 11, 2021 @ 5:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1q7. Unique identifier: us7000d1q7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 seven, 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 have been detected in the same area.
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