Magnitude 5.3 Moderate Earthquake Strikes Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was reported Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, at a depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

The temblor occurred at Aug 12, 2018 at 02:56:59 UTZ. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

Map showing center of Earthquake

For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.