A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Ascension Island region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -14.2313 West, latitude -11.5801 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqi0. Unique identifier: us2000bqi0. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:52 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 23:36:52 / November 10, 2017 @ 11:36 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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