A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 89 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.4756 East, latitude -55.2415 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usd000b35a. Id of event: usd000b35a. The temblor was detected at 06:57:10 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 19:57:10 / October 1, 2019 @ 7:57 pm.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 89 km SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia.
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