A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rga. Id of event: us10004rga. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:26:02 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -32.6174° West, 4.7183° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 01:26:02 / February 21, 2016 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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