A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.3879 East, latitude -59.148 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:07 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072pk. Id of event: us100072pk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 13:38:07 / October 24, 2016 @ 1:38 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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