A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 22:25:08 / October 1, 2019 @ 10:25 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:25:08 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -10.6237° West, -22.5884° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005pl8. Id of event: us70005pl8.
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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