A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:52:35 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfwf. Id of event: us6000bfwf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -45.7018 West, latitude 15.2628 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 09:52:35 / August 17, 2020 @ 9:52 am.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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