A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:36:15 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -14.0995° West, latitude -11.7482° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:36:15 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:36 am. Id of earthquake: us2000blul. Event ids that are associated: us2000blul. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Ascension Island region.
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