A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:05:09 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -11.4181° West, -5.0965° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 21:05:09 / July 6, 2017 @ 9:05 pm. Id of earthquake: us10009975. Event ids that are associated: us10009975. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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