A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 05:09:38 / August 4, 2016 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:38 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006c2v. Event ids that are associated: us10006c2v. Exact location, longitude 38.7705° East, latitude -43.9377° South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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