A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 23:37:48 / June 29, 2017 @ 11:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -17.735 West, latitude 0.06 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:48 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000979k. Id of event: us1000979k.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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