A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:45:21 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d0ae. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0ae. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -17.2577° West, latitude -37.1801° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 10:45:21 / January 15, 2021 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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