A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 14:23:56 / August 22, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:23:56 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 38.7578 East, latitude -44.2051 South, depth = 15.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006u84. Id of event: us20006u84.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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