A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -12.7839 West, latitude -15.567 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 23:46:04 / September 11, 2020 @ 11:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:46:04 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bnzi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnzi. 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).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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