A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.5514 East, latitude -60.3518 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000d1h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d1h2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:44:51 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 14:44:51 / February 27, 2018 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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