A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 17:21:33 / January 27, 2021 @ 5:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000def2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000def2. Exact location of event, longitude -15.0256 West, latitude -1.3747 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:21:33 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: north of Ascension Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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