A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.1096° East, latitude -48.7674° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hvus. Event ids that are associated: us1000hvus. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 13:42:49 / November 17, 2018 @ 1:42 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:42:49 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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