A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 165.7036° East, latitude -62.0119° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 01:01:24 / February 2, 2020 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n42. Id of event: us70007n42. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:01:24 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one 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.
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