A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred 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). Event id: us6000dg9s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg9s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 176.8493° East, latitude -64.7563° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 21:46:40 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:46:40 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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