A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 05:25:44 / December 14, 2019 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:25:44 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -12.0528° West, -3.6365° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006pih. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pih.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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