A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005gci. Unique identifier: us70005gci. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 12:47:14 / September 14, 2019 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -17.209° West, latitude -37.3285° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:47:14 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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