A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -13.7302 West, latitude -1.0127 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 15:26:28 / February 14, 2016 @ 3:26 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:26:28 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005055.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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