A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:55:39 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -12.5008 West, latitude -2.3014 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 00:55:39 / October 14, 2016 @ 12:55 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007fky. Unique identifier: us20007fky.
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 struck near. 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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