A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.9901° East, -55.6801° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jtg. Id of event: us10008jtg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 19:27:08 / April 22, 2017 @ 7:27 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:08 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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