A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 02:58:33 / April 13, 2017 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -14.7349° West, -12.3965° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008h4w. Id of event: us10008h4w. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:58:33 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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