A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -37.0849° West, 7.4799° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 12:35:24 / March 23, 2019 @ 12:35 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jkns. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkns. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:35:24 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter).
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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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