A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected 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 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:09:25 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000767e. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000767e, gcmt20161108030928. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 03:09:25 / November 8, 2016 @ 3:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, 148.1298° East, -58.1371° South, depth 10 km.
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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