A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 15:04:00 / June 23, 2020 @ 3:04 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:04:00 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000af20. Event ids that are associated: us7000af20. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -11.2356° West, latitude -6.6811° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby.
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