A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 16:16:32 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3qt. Unique identifier: us2000a3qt. The temblor was picked up at 16:16:32 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -4.9645° West, -53.8114° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 was reported nearby. 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.
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