A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 02:26:21 / February 21, 2016 @ 2:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -32.6381 West, latitude 4.5011 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10004rgh. Event ids that are associated: us10004rgh. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:26:21 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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