A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 10.2237° East, latitude -52.9699° South, depth = 33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000cqrf. Event ids that are associated: us2000cqrf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 22:23:39 / January 28, 2018 @ 10:23 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:39 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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