A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:51:44 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20003hih. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hih. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 10:51:44 / September 9, 2015 @ 10:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -12.3704 West, latitude -11.0478 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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