A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 169.1128° East, latitude -63.214° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004x0t. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004x0t. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:13:45 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 07:13:45 / February 4, 2016 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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