A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:04:39 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 16:04:39 / January 3, 2017 @ 4:04 pm. Event id: us10007ue5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ue5. Exact location of earthquake, 164.1367° East, -62.2768° South, depth 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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