A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Ascension Island region (0 miles). Event id: us6000b6vz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6vz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:39 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 15:33:39 / July 27, 2020 @ 3:33 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -12.2788° West, -5.4276° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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