A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000b0nr. Id of event: us2000b0nr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -49.4059 West, latitude 13.4252 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:05 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 20:39:05 / October 3, 2017 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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