A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 109 km NE of Amsterdam Island, France (68 miles). Unique identifier: us70007064. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007064. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:43 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:44:43 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 78.3923 East, latitude -37.1387 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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