A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0bw. Unique identifier: us7000d0bw. Exact location, longitude -17.0878° West, latitude -37.1067° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:11 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 13:19:11 / January 15, 2021 @ 1:19 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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