A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Ascension Island region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 08:24:55 / October 14, 2016 @ 8:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:24:55 / 7:24 am (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, depth 10 km, -12.4633° West, -9.9505° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007flv. Id of event: us20007flv.
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 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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