A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 251 km N of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica (156 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005pwv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005pwv. Exact location, longitude 179.3061° East, latitude -65.1568° South, depth = 10.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 16:45:38 / September 24, 2019 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:45:38 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km N of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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