A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us10008d65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008d65. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -12.4166 West, latitude -22.4924 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 22:56:48 / March 29, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:56:48 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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