A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.9744 East, latitude -54.0025 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:34:56 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb8z. Unique identifier: us6000bb8z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 23:34:56 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:34 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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