A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 18:25:29 / February 7, 2019 @ 6:25 pm. Exact location, longitude 140.3694° East, latitude -53.0744° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jncy. Unique identifier: us2000jncy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:25:29 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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