A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -11.1483 West, latitude -6.3489 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 04:34:46 / September 22, 2017 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000at08. Event ids that are associated: us2000at08. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:46 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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