A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:55 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 02:58:55 / February 10, 2017 @ 2:58 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008iu2. Event ids that are associated: us20008iu2. Exact location of earthquake, -12.9016° West, -17.8978° South, depth 10 km.
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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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