A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:09 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5k6. Unique identifier: us1000d5k6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 05:50:09 / March 17, 2018 @ 5:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.5018 West, latitude -47.6645 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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