A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 16:08:17 / October 23, 2019 @ 4:08 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ascension Island (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:08:17 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19296002, at00pzu4tt. Unique identifier: at00pzu4tt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.7 West, latitude -1 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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