A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us2000d6yb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6yb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 123.9468 East, latitude -48.8774 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 20:26:36 / February 13, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:26:36 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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