A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (50 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 03:18:30 / June 17, 2017 @ 3:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.3362 East, latitude -55.1272 South, depth = 21.76 km. Unique identifier: us20009n87. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n87. The temblor was reported at 14:18:30 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.76 km (14 miles).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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