A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Crozet Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 22:36:04 / December 29, 2015 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 44.2212° East, latitude -41.1803° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10004brs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004brs. The temblor was picked up at 01:36:04 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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