A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:40 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006r9g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006r9g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -11.4527° West, -4.1213° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 23:55:40 / December 7, 2019 @ 11:55 pm.
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 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 occurred nearby.
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