A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -32.294 West, latitude 52.6946 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:25:24 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 17:25:24 / March 31, 2017 @ 5:25 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008dm9. Event ids that are associated: us10008dm9.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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