A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.6708 East, latitude -60.1111 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 20:34:58 / March 19, 2017 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008t76. Id of event: us20008t76. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:34:58 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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