A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes north of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000ac49. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac49. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 21:50:58 / August 26, 2017 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 160.0167° East, latitude -47.2535° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:50:58 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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