A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -43.7581 West, latitude 28.3431 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:26 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 23:03:26 / February 8, 2016 @ 11:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004yvg. Event ids that are associated: us20004yvg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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