A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 21:33:36 / August 22, 2020 @ 9:33 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be90. Id of event: us7000be90. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 160.3007 East, latitude -52.8345 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:33:36 / 9:33 pm (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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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