A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 08:51:51 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a6ul. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6ul. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 09:51:51 / August 10, 2017 @ 9:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.5965° West, -24.9948° South.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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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