A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest of Africa (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 13:07:29 / February 11, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007n2t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n2t. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:29 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 17.0095° East, latitude -52.3334° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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