A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:45:00 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hig. Id of event: us20003hig. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 10:45:00 / September 9, 2015 @ 10:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, -13.9403° West, -11.1351° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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