A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported North of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -15.9629° West, -0.7289° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:58:45 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70009gme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gme. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 23:58:45 / May 9, 2020 @ 11:58 pm.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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