A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:45:37 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 172.1401° East, -63.7732° South. Unique identifier: us7000cqzk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqzk. Global time and date of event 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 04:45:37 / December 9, 2020 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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