A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dius. Id of event: us6000dius. Exact location, longitude -18.3134° West, latitude -0.134° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 06:34:08 / February 19, 2021 @ 6:34 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:34:08 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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