A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 175.4912° East, -64.5654° South, depth 9.58 km. Id of earthquake: us20005dw5. Event ids that are associated: us20005dw5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 10:31:22 / March 27, 2016 @ 10:31 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.58 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:31:22 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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