A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 155.1969° East, -62.0956° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:31:42 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iyv. Id of event: us20008iyv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 19:31:42 / January 28, 2017 @ 7:31 pm. 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).
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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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