A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000d454. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d454. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 23:34:57 / December 29, 2020 @ 11:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:34:57 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -21.1206° West, latitude -0.7634° South, depth = 10 km.
Every 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 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 has occurred nearby.
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