A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 03:41:22 / August 10, 2019 @ 3:41 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:22 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us6000539a. Id of event: us6000539a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -37.0715 West, latitude 7.5748 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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