A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:11:31 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.5448° East, -49.2635° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 20:11:31 / January 9, 2016 @ 8:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004d6e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004d6e.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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