A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10007wcf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007wcf. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:55:01 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -36.5463° West, 34.6316° North. Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 00:55:01 / January 31, 2017 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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