A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Macquarie Island region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:27:30 / 4:27 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 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 05:27:30 / September 30, 2016 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006u0n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006u0n. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 159.4796 East, latitude -59.5339 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Macquarie Island region.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.