A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 150 km NNE of Macquarie Island, Australia (93 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004egq. Unique identifier: us10004egq. Exact location, longitude 159.7864° East, latitude -53.2216° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:15:29 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 12:15:29 / January 14, 2016 @ 12:15 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 150 km NNE of Macquarie Island, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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