A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 1210 km N of Acaraú, Brazil (752 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:32:02 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2x7. Unique identifier: us6000a2x7. Exact location of event, longitude -39.1595 West, latitude 8.0146 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 00:32:02 / May 31, 2020 @ 12:32 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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