A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007w68. Event ids that are associated: us10007w68. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:26 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 13:37:26 / January 30, 2017 @ 1:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -36.601° West, 34.5933° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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