A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.3938° East, -53.1627° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 08:44:47 / December 8, 2019 @ 8:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:47 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006nve. Id of event: us60006nve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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