A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -55.9267 West, latitude 13.2039 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 10:51:39 / April 20, 2016 @ 10:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:51:39 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005k4s. Event ids that are associated: us20005k4s.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 nearby.
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