A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:03 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -12.7162° West, -18.5262° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 05:28:03 / September 18, 2017 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apru. Unique identifier: us2000apru.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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