A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000isu5. Id of event: us2000isu5. The temblor was reported at 21:33:37 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.067° West, -3.0694° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 22:33:37 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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