A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 287 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica (178 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.1028 East, latitude -64.9216 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 20:32:14 / June 27, 2017 @ 8:32 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096pz. Id of event: us100096pz. The temblor was picked up at 08:32:14 / 8:32 am (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 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 287 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica.
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