A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.3862° East, latitude -49.1684° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 20:06:17 / January 9, 2016 @ 8:06 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:06:17 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004d9f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004d9f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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