A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -41.8413° West, 30.5431° North. Global time and date of event 19/12/18 / 2018-12-19 03:38:38 / December 19, 2018 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:38:38 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000iuyv. Event ids that are associated: us2000iuyv.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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