A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -11.5479° West, -3.8477° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:35:22 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 14:35:22 / October 2, 2019 @ 2:35 pm. 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: us70005tec. Unique identifier: us70005tec. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: North of Ascension Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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