A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 145.9242 East, latitude -55.2788 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 12:07:55 / April 12, 2016 @ 12:07 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20005hdp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hdp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:55 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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