A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us1000769i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000769i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 09:11:09 / November 8, 2016 @ 9:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.3125 East, latitude -58.2127 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:11:09 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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