A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:03:12 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 07:03:12 / January 15, 2021 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -17.0859° West, -38.1723° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d2fg. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2fg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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