Magnitude 5 Earthquake In The Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a7vf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7vf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -27.8083 West, latitude 48.801 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 00:19:20 / August 14, 2017 @ 12:19 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:19:20 / 10:19 pm (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/08/14/moderate-earthquake-m5-quake-has-struck-near-northern-mid-atlantic-ridge-2/

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