A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.059° East, -65.2678° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000at6p. Id of event: us7000at6p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:20:09 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 04:20:09 / July 15, 2020 @ 4:20 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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