A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:49:21 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 21:49:21 / January 26, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008iqr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iqr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -18.6235° West, -0.1163° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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