A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -15.7866 West, latitude -44.1639 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 23:25:51 / February 22, 2017 @ 11:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:25:51 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lmf. Unique identifier: us20008lmf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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