A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 139.4857° East, -52.4219° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:41:37 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007u9x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u9x. Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 18:41:37 / February 17, 2020 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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