A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:17:44 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 10:17:44 / June 1, 2019 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -14.5225 West, latitude -14.1613 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003u3b. Event ids that are associated: us70003u3b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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