A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 149.4414° East, latitude -59.433° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 19:18:09 / January 19, 2018 @ 7:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:18:09 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000clel. Event ids that are associated: us2000clel.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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