A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -45.8565° West, 22.1102° North. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:17:54 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 17:17:54 / September 9, 2016 @ 5:17 pm. Unique identifier: us10006ndk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006ndk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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