A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -12.0941° West, latitude -3.292° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003hgx. Id of event: us70003hgx. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:11:30 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 16:11:30 / May 6, 2019 @ 4:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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