A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 137 km NNE of Macquarie Island, Australia (85 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 17:34:50 / May 17, 2017 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:34:50 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.64 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 159.8493° East, latitude -53.3656° South, depth = 9.64 km. Id of earthquake: us10008t1z. Event ids that are associated: us10008t1z.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 137 km NNE of Macquarie Island, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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