A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:17:05 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 07:17:05 / August 10, 2018 @ 7:17 am. Unique identifier: us1000g68u. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g68u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -14.6625 West, latitude -12.7699 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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