A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:13 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 139.3564 East, latitude -50.401 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 10:59:13 / August 21, 2019 @ 10:59 am. 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: us700058u7. Id of event: us700058u7.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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