A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 256 km N of Macquarie Island, Australia (159 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: usd0005u42. Ids that are associated to the event: usd0005u42. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/15 / 2015-07-01 14:30:21 / July 1, 2015 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 159.6073 East, latitude -52.2123 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 01:30:21 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 256 km N of Macquarie Island, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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