A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 00:55:07 / January 9, 2016 @ 12:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:55:07 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.0687 East, latitude -60.2082 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ei7. Id of event: us10004ei7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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