A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 22:11:07 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sgl. Id of event: us10008sgl. The temblor was detected at 21:11:07 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -12.5033° West, -2.4146° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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