A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 11:45:39 / August 17, 2020 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfxb. Id of event: us6000bfxb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -12.9427 West, latitude -17.5614 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:45:39 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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