A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 00:53:03 / April 28, 2016 @ 12:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, 175.5326° East, -64.5515° South, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:03 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005e9g. Unique identifier: us10005e9g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five 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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