A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:46:52 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005dff. Event ids that are associated: us20005dff. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 01:46:52 / March 25, 2016 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.57 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20.57 km, -12.4646° West, -2.357° South.
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: North of Ascension Island.
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