A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Ascension Island region (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us10008he4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008he4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -11.4601° West, -5.285° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 21:11:36 / April 13, 2017 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:11:36 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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