A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:06:24 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -41.3304° West, 31.1743° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 20:06:24 / September 5, 2016 @ 8:06 pm. Event id: us10006knc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006knc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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