A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 07:24:45 / September 10, 2015 @ 7:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003myi. Unique identifier: us20003myi. Exact location of event, longitude -13.1548 West, latitude -10.8404 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:24:45 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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