A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Antarctica (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 42.1627 East, latitude -80.0062 South, depth = 15.43 km. Global time and date of event 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 16:25:53 / September 4, 2016 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mru. Id of event: us10006mru. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:53 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.43 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Antarctica.
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