A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 41 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (25 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10006sph. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sph. The temblor was picked up at 17:20:59 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.639 East, latitude -54.8078 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 06:20:59 / September 26, 2016 @ 6:20 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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