A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008ins. Event ids that are associated: us10008ins. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:43 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 140.979° East, -52.4373° South, depth 15.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 17:23:43 / April 11, 2017 @ 5:23 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: West of Macquarie Island.
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