A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 01:12:06 / April 8, 2018 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -47.6493° West, 18.5342° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:12:06 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dw8x. Event ids that are associated: us2000dw8x.
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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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