A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005i2p. Unique identifier: us20005i2p. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:34 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 16:44:34 / April 14, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -11.611 West, latitude -0.5642 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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