A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, north of Ascension Island (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bccl. Id of event: us6000bccl. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:14 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -12.371 West, latitude -3.901 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 23:25:14 / August 10, 2020 @ 11:25 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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