A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 158.2738 East, latitude -55.2166 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008eb2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008eb2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 16:07:44 / March 28, 2017 @ 4:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:07:44 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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