A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us700058ue. Ids that are associated to the event: us700058ue. Global time and date of event 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 14:25:16 / August 21, 2019 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:25:16 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.3029° East, -50.3098° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four 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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