A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 00:51:39 / January 28, 2021 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.5178 West, latitude -32.291 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000demr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000demr. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:51:39 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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