A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005gbq. Id of event: us10005gbq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 174.1402 East, latitude -64.2492 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/16 / 2016-05-01 01:22:29 / May 1, 2016 @ 1:22 am. The temblor was reported at 13:22:29 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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