A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:08:14 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -13.8263° West, latitude -1.0542° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt19296002, at00pzu4tt, us70005xr7. Unique identifier: us70005xr7. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ascension Island (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 16:08:14 / October 23, 2019 @ 4:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: North of Ascension Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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