A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -11.938 West, latitude -47.2858 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 18:33:51 / July 24, 2017 @ 6:33 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000a0gi. Event ids that are associated: us2000a0gi. 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). The temblor was reported at 17:33:51 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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