A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:14:26 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 150.2962° East, latitude -60.1464° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us100087wv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087wv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 11:14:26 / March 9, 2017 @ 11:14 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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