A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c5ze. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5ze. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 04:24:58 / October 6, 2020 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:24:58 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -39.8452 West, latitude 32.8417 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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