A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 16:48:25 / February 20, 2016 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:48:25 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -32.6181° West, latitude 4.8333° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rel. Id of event: us10004rel.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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