A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia (18 miles) on Friday. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:19 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 158.6049 East, latitude -54.6608 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Macquarie Island in Australia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 21:46:19 / September 8, 2016 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006n6r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt16252050, us10006n6r.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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