A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -43.7882° West, 11.9763° North. Id of earthquake: us10003jzd. Event ids that are associated: us10003jzd. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 08:23:49 / October 3, 2015 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:23:49 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.
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