A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us70005wvg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005wvg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -11.5035° West, -5.5027° South, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:02:48 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 15:02:48 / October 13, 2019 @ 3:02 pm.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Ascension Island region.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.