A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported Macquarie Island region (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us10008x9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008x9b. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:10 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.992 East, latitude -54.3856 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 20:04:10 / June 1, 2017 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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