A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 10/12/18 / 2018-12-10 14:31:13 / December 10, 2018 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 43.4224° East, -41.1223° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:13 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000itmj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000itmj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Prince Edward Islands region.
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