A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, north of Ascension Island (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:58:28 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bnze. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnze. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -12.2426 West, latitude -2.4223 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 16:58:28 / September 11, 2020 @ 4:58 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: north of Ascension Island.
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