A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 18:50:54 / August 3, 2018 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g2vt. Id of event: us1000g2vt. The temblor was reported at 17:50:54 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -22.0309° West, -0.9032° South.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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