A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -27.5876° West, 0.9147° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 14:38:00 / December 16, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000c58g. Event ids that are associated: us2000c58g. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:38:00 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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