A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Ascension Island region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -12.7465° West, latitude -11.1905° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20003muu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003muu. The temblor was picked up at 09:30:55 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 10:30:55 / September 9, 2015 @ 10:30 am.
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 four 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 quakes in the world.
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