A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 216 km N of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica (134 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7847 West, latitude -65.4656 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:42:10 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 11:42:10 / September 23, 2015 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003le5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003le5.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 216 km N of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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