A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:26:49 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -16.1809° West, latitude -34.6926° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10002mzh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002mzh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/15 / 2015-07-02 07:26:49 / July 2, 2015 @ 7:26 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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