A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bala. Event ids that are associated: us6000bala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 21:22:30 / August 3, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:30 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 162.1956 East, latitude -61.5955 South, depth = 10 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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