A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 03:46:53 / January 28, 2016 @ 3:46 am UTC/GMT. 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 detected at 01:46:53 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.1224 West, latitude 1.0487 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004v8g. Unique identifier: us20004v8g.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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