A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Macquarie Island region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 157.734° East, -57.6324° South. Id of earthquake: us1000jbbj. Event ids that are associated: us1000jbbj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 06:23:45 / February 24, 2019 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:23:45 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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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