A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 142 km ENE of Bathsheba, Barbados (88 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.17 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:04:55 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -58.3578 West, latitude 13.8368 North, depth = 20.17 km. Global time and date of event 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 14:04:55 / October 28, 2015 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000405f. Event ids that are associated: us2000405f.
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 four and in the last 365 days eighteen 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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