A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 139.8498° East, -51.6601° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 19:42:50 / April 27, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700097qv. Event ids that are associated: us700097qv. The temblor was picked up at 04:42:50 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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