A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.73 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:15 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 03:36:15 / November 29, 2017 @ 3:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.8373 West, latitude -25.8213 South, depth = 9.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvry. Unique identifier: us2000bvry.
Every 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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