A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 05:58:34 / March 26, 2020 @ 5:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -11.7917 West, latitude -19.935 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:34 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008g8q. Unique identifier: us70008g8q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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