A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:50:31 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004c2p. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c2p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:50:31 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -15.9845 West, latitude -1.0045 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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