A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, North Atlantic Ocean (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000hx62. Event ids that are associated: us1000hx62. The temblor was detected at 16:34:46 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -49.8988 West, latitude 15.5843 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 19:34:46 / November 27, 2018 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three 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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