A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -12.6385 West, latitude -5.9354 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 01:01:36 / August 5, 2017 @ 1:01 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6fs. Id of event: us2000a6fs. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:01:36 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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