A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 288 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica (179 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 177.9816 East, latitude -64.9293 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000889q. Id of event: us1000889q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 17:22:16 / March 4, 2017 @ 5:22 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:16 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 288 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica.
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