A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:45:36 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 21:45:36 / March 10, 2018 @ 9:45 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d2w0. Id of event: us1000d2w0. Exact location of earthquake, -15.2461° West, -1.3783° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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