A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000767s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000767s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 04:27:13 / November 8, 2016 @ 4:27 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:13 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 148.4807 East, latitude -58.1573 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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