A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a7rj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7rj. The temblor was detected at 05:19:27 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -12.609° West, -5.5908° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 06:19:27 / August 13, 2017 @ 6:19 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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