A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -44.5825° West, 12.6466° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7uw. Id of event: us1000d7uw. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:40:29 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 07:40:29 / March 23, 2018 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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