A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d702. Id of event: us2000d702. Global time and date of event 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 08:30:49 / February 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.6879 West, latitude -36.0561 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:30:49 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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