A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us10006pg1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pg1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 09:18:25 / September 14, 2016 @ 9:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:18:25 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -14.3036° West, -1.2382° South, depth 10 km.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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