A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:31:27 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -13.2703 West, latitude -47.2365 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 00:31:27 / April 12, 2019 @ 12:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034qe. Id of event: us700034qe.
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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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