A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005cm7. Unique identifier: us10005cm7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.5765° West, -31.1717° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 00:36:03 / April 30, 2016 @ 12:36 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:36:03 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). 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. 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.
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