A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia (9 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:58 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004ykl. Id of event: us60004ykl. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 158.7683° East, -54.5727° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 13:50:58 / July 24, 2019 @ 1:50 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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