A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, North of Ascension Island (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700070uj. Unique identifier: us700070uj. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:58:19 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.0858 West, latitude 0.1069 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 09:58:19 / January 16, 2020 @ 9:58 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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