A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbus. Id of event: us6000cbus. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -45.7676° West, latitude 19.9028° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 02:19:07 / October 23, 2020 @ 2:19 am. The temblor was detected at 02:19:07 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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