A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 160.0896° East, -59.2337° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:32:39 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006rs0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rs0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 20:32:39 / September 22, 2016 @ 8:32 pm.
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 one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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