A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -35.9075 West, latitude 7.3895 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005yqi. Unique identifier: us20005yqi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 04:43:30 / May 28, 2016 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:43:30 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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