A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -41.0986° West, 30.7671° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:46:07 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 05:46:07 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000749r. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000749r.
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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