A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 08:37:20 / January 18, 2019 @ 8:37 am. The temblor was reported at 12:37:20 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j5lh. Id of event: us2000j5lh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 56.6649° East, latitude 14.2194° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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