A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.7166° East, latitude -61.0115° South, depth = 10 km. 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: 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 18:59:10 / April 7, 2019 @ 6:59 pm. Event id: us2000kbwn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kbwn. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:59:10 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two 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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