A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -11.6494° West, -2.0113° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 22:30:46 / September 26, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:30:46 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000av5w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000av5w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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