A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 03:00:15 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -37.0142° West, 7.9762° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 03:00:15 / September 17, 2020 @ 3:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bp8n. Id of event: us7000bp8n. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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