A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes north of Ascension Island (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:59:44 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -17.2888° West, -0.0071° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 21:59:44 / February 12, 2021 @ 9:59 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djbr. Id of event: us6000djbr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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