A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -13.0517° West, latitude -11.1293° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 10:15:03 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 11:15:03 / September 9, 2015 @ 11:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003muz. Unique identifier: us20003muz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Ascension Island region.
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