Major Earthquake North Of Ascension Island 29-Aug-16 (E162420429)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 7.1 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2016-08-29T04:29:57.940Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 0.041°S, 17.826°W
  • Seismic Region: 32 – Atlantic Ocean
  • Seismic Geo Area: 4070 – North Of Ascension Island
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us20006uy6
  • Version Timestamp : 2016-08-29T06:48:00.562Z


Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer
Location map

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