A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 177.1209 East, latitude -64.7117 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 09:54:59 / September 23, 2018 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:59 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000h3tx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3tx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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