A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 05:08:04 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007art. Unique identifier: us10007art. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 02:08:04 / November 20, 2016 @ 2:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 38.8492° East, -44.2611° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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