A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Monday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:07 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 23:34:07 / October 24, 2016 @ 11:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100072ps. Unique identifier: us100072ps. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -15.1823 West, latitude -1.5832 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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