A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.1606 West, latitude 0.8219 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:03:11 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 20:03:11 / June 17, 2019 @ 8:03 pm. Unique identifier: us6000420g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000420g.
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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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