A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes southwest of Africa (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 10.0844 East, latitude -52.9292 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:11:14 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 15:11:14 / January 24, 2021 @ 3:11 pm. Unique identifier: us7000d2xc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2xc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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