A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj98. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj98. The temblor was reported at 21:38:48 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 21:38:48 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -37.8651 West, latitude 33.6859 North, depth = 10 km.
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 two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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