June 17, 2015 (12:51:33 UTC)
Magnitude 7.0 Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
A major, magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. The earthquake was located about 2750 km (1709 mi) SE of Arraial do Cabo, Brazil. This shallow earthquake occurred on or near a transform fault forming part of the South American - African Plate boundary.
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