A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:20:59 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -20.7263° West, latitude -0.6245° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 07:20:59 / March 10, 2020 @ 7:20 am. Id of earthquake: us60008d2b. Event ids that are associated: us60008d2b.
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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