A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:08 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -12.3246° West, latitude -3.178° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003hc9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003hc9. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 13:23:08 / May 6, 2019 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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