A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.1523 East, latitude -54.769 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 14:47:26 / October 21, 2018 @ 2:47 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hf9l. Unique identifier: us1000hf9l. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:47:26 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: West of Macquarie Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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