7.4 Super Quake Hits N of Ascension Island

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

ASCENSION ISLAND - NORTH OF 8-29-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A super 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit north of Ascension Island, Central Atlantic Ocean, on August 29, 2016, at 0430 UTC, at a depth of 6 miles, reported National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK.

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on August 29, 2016, at 1242 am EDT…Read more

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