Earthquake Recorded in the Northern Atlantic Ocean


There was a 5.0 magnitude earthquake in the Northern Atlantic Ocean today.

The earthquake was centred 1399.4 km northeast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The USGS says that the earthquake was recorded at 12:05 om UTC and had a depth of 10.0 km.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 is considered moderate.

It was not strong enough to generate a tsunami.