A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 00:33:35 / October 23, 2020 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -45.8636 West, latitude 19.98 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:35 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000cbtq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbtq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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