A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 91 km SE of Amsterdam Island, France (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:24:16 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 05:24:16 / February 28, 2019 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jcgj. Id of event: us1000jcgj. Exact location, longitude 78.3758° East, latitude -38.293° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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