A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:21 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008rf8. Event ids that are associated: us10008rf8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 08:55:21 / May 5, 2017 @ 8:55 am. Exact location, longitude 165.4673° East, latitude -62.6124° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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