A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004v38. Unique identifier: us20004v38. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 15:11:17 / January 27, 2016 @ 3:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.1677° West, 1.0018° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:11:17 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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