A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us1000auef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000auef. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.6901 West, latitude 7.3255 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 22:23:27 / October 19, 2017 @ 10:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:23:27 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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