A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:32:45 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j8b. Id of event: us60007j8b. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -13.9155° West, -11.1881° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 06:32:45 / January 17, 2020 @ 6:32 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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