A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, north of Ascension Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:16 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -13.6612 West, latitude -1.2508 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 21:58:16 / December 30, 2020 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000d6se. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6se. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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