A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Bouvet Island region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 8.0708 East, latitude -54.0934 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 22:11:33 / March 13, 2018 @ 10:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000d7g8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7g8. The temblor was detected at 23:11:33 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five 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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