© USGS
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the Ascension Island region at a depth of 10 kilometers. The nearest location to an inhabited area was 423.4 kilometers south of Georgetown in Saint Helena.

Ascension Island is part of a British Overseas Territory together with St. Helena and Tristan da Cunha under the sovereignty of the British Crown.

There have been no reports of damages or injuries, and no tsunami threat has been issued.