A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 23:09:09 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:09:09 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.5497° West, -5.7538° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cngh. Id of event: us2000cngh.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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