A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 148.291 East, latitude -58.0464 South, depth = 32.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000768s. Id of event: us1000768s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 06:25:55 / November 8, 2016 @ 6:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.96 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:25:55 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: West of Macquarie Island.
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