A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 km WSW of Macquarie Island, Australia (8 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007j07. Event ids that are associated: us70007j07. Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 12:17:05 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 158.7685° East, -54.5501° South, depth 10 km. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:05 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WSW of Macquarie Island, Australia.
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