A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 251 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica (156 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:24:53 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 177.9428 East, latitude -65.2886 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 20:24:53 / June 8, 2019 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600040qf. Event ids that are associated: us600040qf.
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 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km NNW of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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