A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095ed. Id of event: us100095ed. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -38.5434 West, latitude 33.7905 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:34:58 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 01:34:58 / June 30, 2017 @ 1:34 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 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 in the same area.
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