A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008ubk. Event ids that are associated: us20008ubk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 02:33:28 / March 18, 2017 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 163.9596° East, -62.31° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:33:28 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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