A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 18:13:56 / December 25, 2019 @ 6:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5544° East, -54.2504° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:13:56 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006r0q. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006r0q.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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