A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:06:41 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 149.654° East, -59.5259° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/17 / 2017-12-25 08:06:41 / December 25, 2017 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000chua. Unique identifier: us2000chua. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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