A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:46:59 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -13.4807° West, -24.9606° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 19:46:59 / August 16, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8vq. Unique identifier: us2000a8vq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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