A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:58 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmni. Unique identifier: us2000cmni. Exact location of earthquake, -32.9027° West, 5.6437° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 19:39:58 / January 22, 2018 @ 7:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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