A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 10:13:54 / July 1, 2020 @ 10:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajxq. Id of event: us7000ajxq. The temblor was reported at 10:13:54 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -10.7789 West, latitude -6.9275 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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