A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:17:17 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7wu. Id of event: us6000b7wu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.4976° West, -22.864° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 09:17:17 / August 1, 2020 @ 9:17 am.
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 occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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