A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -8.8012° West, latitude -48.8215° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008a9i. Unique identifier: us60008a9i. Global time and date of event 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 14:58:45 / March 5, 2020 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:45 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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