A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Event id: us10008mef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008mef. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:08:18 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 11:08:18 / May 1, 2017 @ 11:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -17.5231° West, 0.3351° North, depth 10 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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