A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:19:15 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 07:19:15 / October 4, 2020 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 159.9807° East, -53.0535° South. Id of earthquake: us6000c6t0. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6t0.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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