A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -28.9639° West, 50.23° North, depth 13.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:43:01 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hjm. Id of event: us20005hjm. Global time and date of event 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 18:43:01 / April 12, 2016 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.16 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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