A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -17.7364° West, -0.0472° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 22:12:13 / September 28, 2016 @ 10:12 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tn0. Id of event: us10006tn0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:12:13 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven 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.
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