A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:59:53 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -9.8532° West, -47.796° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 23:59:53 / October 16, 2019 @ 11:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us70005utz. Event ids that are associated: us70005utz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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