A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 01:04:36 / March 22, 2017 @ 1:04 am. Id of earthquake: us20008vlv. Event ids that are associated: us20008vlv. Exact location of event, longitude 141.1952 East, latitude -54.193 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:36 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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