A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, west of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000deez. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000deez. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:56:51 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.2135° East, latitude -53.6411° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 10:56:51 / January 27, 2021 @ 10:56 am.
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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