A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2aj. Id of event: us7000d2aj. Exact location, longitude -27.673° West, latitude 47.2812° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 05:03:39 / January 22, 2021 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:03:39 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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