A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lv8. Id of event: us20009lv8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -11.8073 West, latitude -6.8036 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 16:29:56 / June 11, 2017 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:29:56 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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