A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.9864° East, 9.5419° North. The temblor was detected at 11:38:26 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gdsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gdsn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 07:38:26 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:38 am.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Carlsberg Ridge.
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