A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:16:13 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -49.4136° West, latitude 13.4796° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a3h2. Event ids that are associated: us2000a3h2. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 00:16:13 / August 2, 2017 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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