A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us70006v42. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006v42. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -16.9938° West, 0.24° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 01:29:20 / January 6, 2020 @ 1:29 am. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:20 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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