A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:25:43 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006pb7. Unique identifier: us70006pb7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 02:25:43 / December 21, 2019 @ 2:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -13.3377° West, latitude -31.2011° South, depth = 10 km.
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 one 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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