A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de7m. Unique identifier: us6000de7m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 18:48:35 / January 26, 2021 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:48:35 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 175.6088° East, latitude -64.6196° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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