A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -28.1597° West, latitude 1.0215° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 05:25:20 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:25 am. 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). Event id: us6000d55a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d55a. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:20 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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