A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:30 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.6092 East, latitude -52.2065 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 00:14:30 / April 9, 2017 @ 12:14 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008fye. Event ids that are associated: us10008fye. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: West of Macquarie Island.
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