A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of Australia (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 17:24:56 / January 10, 2016 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:24:56 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004eva. Event ids that are associated: us10004eva. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7909 East, latitude -63.1247 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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