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30 October 2020

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.9 NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE 30/10/2020 08:38 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.9 30/10/2020 08:38 NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE

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A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has occurred NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE at:
10.55N 43.48W Depth 10km 30/10/2020 at 08:38:41 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1388 km ENE of Paramaribo, Suriname / pop: 223,000 / local time: America/Paramaribo
1158 km NE of Cayenne, French Guiana / pop: 61,500 / local time: America/Cayenne

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Manual location disseminated on 30/10/2020 09:05 (UTC)
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