A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 155.4151° East, latitude -62.1661° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70006x3s. Event ids that are associated: us70006x3s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 16:17:18 / December 23, 2019 @ 4:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:18 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 struck near.
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