A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.3987 East, latitude -51.1405 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fryb. Id of event: us2000fryb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 04:48:10 / June 30, 2018 @ 4:48 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:48:10 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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