A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a247. Id of event: us2000a247. The temblor was reported at 04:55:34 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 04:55:34 / July 24, 2017 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -11.2071° West, latitude -6.5695° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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