A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 03:21:43 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:21 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:21:43 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d54c. Event ids that are associated: us6000d54c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -5.0071 West, latitude -52.1117 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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