A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:01:45 / 10:01 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, 168.4659° East, -63.3233° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 23:01:45 / January 31, 2016 @ 11:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x29. Id of event: us20004x29.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four 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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