A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007b3d. Event ids that are associated: us10007b3d. Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 08:31:38 / November 21, 2016 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:31:38 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.3995° East, latitude -53.7663° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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