A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:00:33 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 17:00:33 / February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zj3. Id of event: us20004zj3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.55 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.55 km, -13.7789° West, -25.7477° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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