A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 169 km E of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (105 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 06:46:50 / August 21, 2019 @ 6:46 am. Event id: us600057u0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057u0. The temblor was reported at 06:46:50 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 5.9642° East, -54.343° South.
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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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