A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of Africa (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 03:25:19 / October 19, 2017 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:25:19 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 22.7352 East, latitude -53.241 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000aty5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aty5.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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