A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, West of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 147.2279 East, latitude -56.773 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:44:01 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 10:44:01 / September 8, 2018 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hazu. Id of event: us2000hazu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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