A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a4z6. Event ids that are associated: us2000a4z6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 00:04:18 / August 5, 2017 @ 12:04 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.592° West, -5.7759° South. The temblor was reported at 23:04:18 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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