Earthquake 7.4 magnitude Richter scale hits Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Ascension Island

Ascesion Island: An Earthquake of magnitude 7.4 on Richter scale strikes on Monday morning in South Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Ascension Island.


Earthquake of magnitude 7.4 on Richter scale hit North of Ascension Island in the morning at 3:30 AM on 29th August 2016. The epicenter this earthquake is 10 km depth in the Atlantic ocean.

The Government of the Ascension Island alerts the people for the tsunami and advice the people not to go at beach and not for the fishing in the ocean.

Till now there is no report of damage and casualties.

Last week, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on Richter scale hit the Italy. More than 260 people killed and more than 1000 injured.

This week is totally full of earthquake. Two earthquake hit the Myanmar – India border in last week. There is no casualties, but minor damage to some building the Myanmar. The earthquake also felt some state of India like Assam, Bihar, Kolkata and Mizoram.