A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:32:49 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.0674° East, -64.5833° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bjne. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjne. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 11:32:49 / September 2, 2020 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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