A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -150.8658 West, latitude -56.7385 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 16:36:11 / January 23, 2017 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i7k. Id of event: us20008i7k. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:11 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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