A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.528 East, latitude -56.3669 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:36:42 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006rwv. Event ids that are associated: us10006rwv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 07:36:42 / September 23, 2016 @ 7:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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