A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 77 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008ssz. Event ids that are associated: us20008ssz. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:12 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 17:38:12 / March 12, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.6187 East, latitude -55.1484 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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