A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, north of Ascension Island (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 04:47:58 / January 5, 2021 @ 4:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -15.8985 West, latitude -0.9884 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d096. Event ids that are associated: us7000d096. The temblor was picked up at 04:47:58 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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