A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhjz. Unique identifier: us2000hhjz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 14:04:37 / September 20, 2018 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -16.0787° West, -34.7565° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:04:37 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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