A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -11.9534 West, latitude -2.3668 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:15:03 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 16:15:03 / May 23, 2019 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003taq. Unique identifier: us70003taq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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