A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2g0. Id of event: us7000d2g0. Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 14:19:03 / January 15, 2021 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -24.9543 West, latitude 0.4302 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:19:03 / 2:19 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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