A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rg8. Id of event: us10004rg8. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -38.4299° West, 8.008° North. 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). The temblor was detected at 22:04:26 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 01:04:26 / February 21, 2016 @ 1:04 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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