A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xtj. Id of event: us70006xtj. Exact location of event, longitude 140.964 East, latitude -54.0951 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:11:02 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 19:11:02 / December 25, 2019 @ 7:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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