A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:35:37 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -28.244 West, latitude 0.9452 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 08:35:37 / October 16, 2018 @ 8:35 am. Unique identifier: us1000hctj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hctj.
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 has struck near. 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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