A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:34 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -13.7543° West, -17.8388° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20008k4y. Event ids that are associated: us20008k4y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 05:38:34 / February 16, 2017 @ 5:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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