A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wp9. Id of event: us20009wp9. Exact location, longitude 148.8969° East, latitude -58.7943° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:40:18 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 22:40:18 / July 15, 2017 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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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