A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 04:29:38 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -14.8141 West, latitude -12.392 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 05:29:38 / April 14, 2017 @ 5:29 am. Event id: us10008hgq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hgq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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