A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700063is. Unique identifier: us700063is. Exact location of earthquake, -13.5176° West, -1.8958° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:34:28 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 06:34:28 / October 28, 2019 @ 6:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: North of Ascension Island.
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