A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km N of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (21 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 3.4161 East, latitude -54.1186 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009eig. Unique identifier: us70009eig. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:18:52 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 02:18:52 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:18 am.
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 in the same area. 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.
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