A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7w8. Unique identifier: us1000d7w8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 05:15:23 / March 15, 2018 @ 5:15 am. The temblor was detected at 04:15:23 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -14.6491 West, latitude -1.5239 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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