A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -36.4442 West, latitude 34.6182 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20008hk3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hk3. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:02 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 00:55:02 / January 31, 2017 @ 12:55 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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