A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Bouvet Island region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 09:34:50 / October 13, 2017 @ 9:34 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:34:50 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000auki. Id of event: us1000auki. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 8.0851° East, -54.2592° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four 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.
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