A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us20004yum. Event ids that are associated: us20004yum. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 20:39:46 / February 8, 2016 @ 8:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -43.8141 West, latitude 28.3046 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:39:46 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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