A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:08:05 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 178.4806° East, latitude -65.1748° South, depth = 10.61 km. Unique identifier: us7000cs48. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs48. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.61 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 16:08:05 / December 14, 2020 @ 4:08 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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